Simon Slater is a Principal Integrity Engineer working for ROSEN Integrity Services, based in Columbus, Ohio. Simon is a Materials & Welding Engineer providing technical consultancy associated with structural integrity assessments, pipe material properties and welding engineering. He has been working for ROSEN Integrity Services for 9 years. The majority of his time is focused on supporting the ROSEN pipeline material verification framework. Prior to joining ROSEN, he worked in the steel industry for 12 years, seven years of which was in pipe manufacturing and 5 years in research and development. His areas of expertise include metallurgy, welding of pipeline materials, laboratory materials testing, engineering critical assessment and structural integrity.